We believe that people have the right to migrate. We further believe that the current violence—both physical and bureaucratic—being directed at asylum seekers who have gathered at the border is immoral. We are committed to nonviolence, and we are equally committed to standing for dignity, liberty and equality for all people.
We are so grateful for all of you who heard our call and came to Tijuana as part of the Sanctuary Caravan. Together in December 2018 and January 2019, we spent 40 days and 40 nights meeting our Friends in Tijuana, bearing witness to the injustice of our government’s action, and accompanying our friends as they prepared to seek sanctuary in the U.S.
Together, we built a structure that did not exist before. Together, we helped educate and empower 330 Friends to better understand the U.S. immigration process as they prepared to seek safety in the United States. Many of these Friends have crossed the border and are now seeking to be released from detention. While we have wrapped up our direct work in Tijuana, we remain in the midst of a moral, political, and humanitarian crisis, and our work is not done.
We thank you for your generosity of spirit and your desire to continue to support your Friends. As a team at Sanctuary Caravan, we are continuing to support our Friends from Tijuana and connect them to resources around the country as they continue to work to build lives in the US.
If you are in the NYC area and want to get involved with New Sanctuary Coalition's local work with migrants, join us here. We are always looking for more volunteers.
Again, thank you all for being part of our movement. Thank you for your work in Tijuana and for supporting our Friends. Our work continues and needs all of us.
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